Job description

The Job

The Barback is responsible for ensuring that the THE DUCHESS bar team always has the tools required to serve customers continuously on shift. Our Barback will keep all of the stations fully stocked with products, utensils and ice at all times. Our ideal candidate is interested in growing into a bartender role and someone who can work well under pressure in a team environment. Our Barback must be very personable, organized, and diligent in completing tasks. This fast paced environment asks THE DUCHESS barback to perform at the highest level, ensuring excellent service to our guests and our THE DUCHESS team members on the floor.

We are looking for enthusiastic ‘cocktail-loving’ new colleagues in Amsterdam, who wants to be a part of the MR PORTER STEAKHOUSE team. The ideal candidate is a driven team player who has "experience serving cocktails and special drinks".

The Bartender ensures all guests are served drinks or food within the bar in a friendly and efficient manner in accordance with company standards. You welcome and greet all guests in a friendly, professional and sincere manner and ensure all guests approaching the Bar counter are acknowledged and served. You prepare cocktails and special drinks and follow up with spot checks to ensure a consistent quality of drinks is guaranteed. You ensure that the Bar area is prepared correctly for excellent service. The Bartender has a complete knowledge of F&B service techniques, all menus, drinks lists and specialties offered in the Bar and served to the correct MR PORTER STEAKHOUSE standards.

Job requirements


  • Greeting guests
  • Serve and prepare all cocktails for the dining room
  • Pull all wines necessary for guests
  • Manage customers seated/standing in the bar area
  • Assist guests with food orders
  • Manage drink transfers and all financial transactions at the bar
  • Provide a timely greeting to all guests
  • Positive attitude and aim to provide great communication skills


  • Work experience as a Bartender (min. two years)
  • Attentiveness and patience for guests
  • Aim to deliver excellent presentation skills
  • Organizational and multitasking skills, with the ability to perform well in a fast-paced environment
  • Active listening and effective communication skills
  • Team spirit
  • You are located in Amsterdam (or nearby)
  • English needs to be spoken fluently
  • Ability to have a flexible schedule


  • Hotel benefits – Sircle Collection (The Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Austria)
  • Discount: Employee rate (35%) and Family & Friends rate (25%)
  • Restaurant benefits - The Entourage Group (25%)
  • Sale moments at XBANK (10%)
  • Collective Health Insurance
  • Business Fitness Nederland (3.259)

Fun (for free)

  • Bootcamp every Monday @ Sir Adam – Sircle Collection
  • Birthday & Christmas Gifts
  • Paid moving day


Please apply via the "apply for this job" button below and make sure you fill in our application form.

THE DUCHESS is a member of The Entourage Group. THE ENTOURAGE GROUP is an unexampled hospitality imperium, creating and building internationally acclaimed concepts. The brainchild of creative entrepreneur Yossi Eliyahoo ‘Hospitality Entrepreneur of 2015’, THE ENTOURAGE GROUP’s story began in Amsterdam in 2008 with the launch of MOMO, a sophisticated Asian-fusion restaurant, bar and lounge that immediately established itself as the go-to venue for local and international tastemakers. The success story continued with the creation of A-list favorites such as IZAKAYA, THE BUTCHER, THE BUTCHER Social Club, SHIRKHAN, Toni Loco, THE DUCHESS, MR PORTER STEAKHOUSE and Bepita.

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